Source: (1999) WSSC 10 (23rd July). Supreme Court of Samoa. Downloaded 15 November 2005.

I do take into account the fact that you pleaded guilty, that you are remorseful, and that a traditional apology (ifoga) has been given and accepted. However, this is not a case in which that fact and the fact that some emphasis has been given to the notion of restorative justice can mean that this Court should not impose a custodial sentence. (excerpt)

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